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I keep getting the sensation of needle pricks and numbness on the soles of my feet..Pinched nerve?

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Dr. Christopher Dowd
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In brief: Maybe

There are a few things to consider initially.
A "pinched nerve" is one. Neuropathy from things like diabetes (or pre-diabetes), alcohol & a few other conditions could be an issue. You might have a foot problem such as a morton's neuroma or plantar fasciitis (which is often painful). This is a partial list; a good history, exam & possibly some testing could narrow things down & give some direction.

In brief: Maybe

There are a few things to consider initially.
A "pinched nerve" is one. Neuropathy from things like diabetes (or pre-diabetes), alcohol & a few other conditions could be an issue. You might have a foot problem such as a morton's neuroma or plantar fasciitis (which is often painful). This is a partial list; a good history, exam & possibly some testing could narrow things down & give some direction.
Dr. Christopher Dowd
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In brief: Yes

It sounds like you have peripheral neuropathy.
There are many underlying causes of peripheral neuropathy. Your first step should be to see a neurologist or a podiatrist to identify the cause of your neuropathy.

In brief: Yes

It sounds like you have peripheral neuropathy.
There are many underlying causes of peripheral neuropathy. Your first step should be to see a neurologist or a podiatrist to identify the cause of your neuropathy.
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